Driver Details

Dell PERC 5/E Adapter, PERC 5/i Integrated, PERC 5/i Adapter, PERC 6/E Adapter, PERC 6/i Integrated, CERC 6/i Integrated, PERC 6/i Adapter, PERC 6/i Integrated Blade driver version, A06

This package is the PERC5,PERC6,CERC6 device driver version: for Windows Server 2003 x86.

Fixes & Enhancements


1. Bustype entry added to registry to meet new WHQL - SCSI compliance test requirements.
2. Changes on how driver update data structures to better handle operations with several controllers on the system.
3. Driver hotplug setting/management changes to avoid problems resuming from S3 on Vista.
4. Modify ISR and interrupt chains handling to avoid a second adapter is marked dead when another one fails.
5. SCSI I/O Disk time out set to 160 seconds.
6. Added support for new "DELL PERC 6/i Integrated RAID Controller" device.


Version, A06



Release date

23 May 2013

Last Updated

23 May 2013


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:RAID_DRVR_WIN_R194151.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2 MB
Format Description:Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R194151.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 151 KB
Format Description:This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:R194151.txt
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File Size: 7 KB
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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2003
Applies to
CERC 6/i Integrated
PERC 5/E Adapter
PERC 5/i Adapter
PERC 5/i Integrated
PERC 6/E Adapter
PERC 6/i Adapter
PERC 6/i Integrated
PERC 6/i Integrated Blade
PERC H700 Adapter
Installation instructions
There are a few ways to install this driver package. Steps on how to use DUP and ZIP files are listed below. Refer to the release note of this package for detailed install instructions on other methods.

Dell Update Package :

1. Click Download Now to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update

Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File
1.Click Download now, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to a specific path. Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later, or specify your own path.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Navigate to the path where the files where extracted.
7. Double click the exe file.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).